Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1    Newsom Consulting Limited are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our clients, candidates and website users.

1.2    This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our clients, candidates and website users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

1.3    By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

1.4    In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Newsom Consulting Limited.

2. How we use your personal data

2.1    We may collect your personal details, including but not limited to your name and contact details (together with your e-mail address) and other relevant information from your CV, if you have submitted it to us. On occasions this may also include – sensitive personal information such as details of criminal convictions and diversity data such as; nationality and ethnic origin. This information is held, used and disclosed by us as follows:

  1. To provide our services to you;
  2. To maintain our business relationship, where you are a user of our website, a client or candidate;
  3. To enable us to put you forward for specific roles with your explicit permission.
  4. To assist us in finding a position that is most suitable for you and to send your personal information to clients for roles that you are interested in pursuing;
  5. To answer your enquiries;
  6. To direct-market services, advise you of news and industry updates, events, research, reports and other information. Where we do so, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications;
  7. To fulfill contractual obligations with our clients;
  8. We may also release personal information to regulatory or law enforcement agencies, if they require us to do so. We will also disclose your information where we are permitted and requested to do so by law; and
  9. We may also seek your consent to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for any other purpose not listed above.

3. Communications from us

3.1    We may send email alerts and bulletins to tell you about our services and about jobs we think you may be interested in.

3.2    You can unsubscribe from receiving electronic marketing messages by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in our communication.

4. Retaining and deleting personal data

4.1    Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary.

4.2    Personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) of the GDPR subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by this regulation in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the data subject.

4.3    Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

5. Amendments

5.1    We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

5.2    You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

5.3    We may notify you of changes to this policy by email.

6. Your rights

6.1    You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

6.2    We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

6.3    You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

6.4    In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

7. Information about others

7.1    If you provide us with information about other individuals, for example details of a referee or personal contact, you must ensure that they have agreed to you providing us with their details.

8. About cookies

8.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

8.2    Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

8.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

9. Cookies that we use

9.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. Authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website.
  2. Advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you.
  3. Analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services.

10. Managing cookies

10.1  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) (Chrome);

(b) (Firefox);

(c) (Opera);

(d) (Internet Explorer);

(e) (Safari); and

(f) (Edge).

10.2  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

10.3  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

11. Credit

11.1  This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (

12. Our details

12.1  This website is owned and operated by Newsom Consulting Limited.

12.2  We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 07404614, and our registered office is at Park Gate, 161-163 Preston Road, Brighton, BN1 6AF.

12.3  Our principal place of business is at Evergreen House North, Grafton Place, London, NW1 2DX.

12.4  You can contact us:

  1. By telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or
  2. By email, using the email address published on our website.
  3. By post, to the postal address given above;